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Sindh govt. ensures proper vaccination to healthcare workers: Asad Umar


Arhama AltafWeb Editor

08th Feb, 2021. 12:27 am
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Chief of the National Command and Operations Centre (NCOC), Asad Umar has on Sunday said that the Sindh government has been told to ensure that the coronavirus vaccines are only administered to healthcare workers.

“We have received complaints that the coronavirus vaccine is being given to acquaintances in Karachi besides healthcare workers,” said Umar.

He said that the NCOC team, under the supervision of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s adviser on health Dr Faisal Sultan, held a meeting with the Sindh government representatives, where they were “firmly told to ensure that the vaccine is only given to healthcare workers”.

Earlier, Asad Umar had stressed on maintaining the momentum of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects and following the timelines for their early completion.

The forum had reviewed the progress on various projects undertaken by the Working Groups under CPEC.

The meeting was briefed on the overall progress of CPEC projects in Industrial Cooperation, Energy, Infrastructure, Gwadar, Science and Technology, Socio-Economic Development, Agriculture, Transport and Communications and issues faced in the implementation of these projects.

The committee had also emphasized that unresolved inter- ministerial issues should be brought before the Cabinet Committee on CPEC directly by the respective Ministries along with recommendations for their resolution.

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